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Questions tagged [exchange-fees]

Related to fees charged by Bitcoin exchanges.

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Would requesting a refund for a Bitcoin order be a better way to transform your Bitcoin in national currency?

Let example.com be a shop on the internet accepting Bitcoin as payment system, along with USD payments. In the context of a refund, the user gets back USD. Now, Alice has, let's say some bitcoins, ...
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Is there any exchange website that directly converts to a specific currency once a cryptocurrent payment is received? [closed]

I wonder if there is some exchange service that I can use for my webshop (Woocommerce) that directly when a customer pays in the webshop, convert the cryptocurrency money to a specific currency like ...
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Tax implications of withdraw fee from one exchange (Binance) to another GDAX/Coinbase

I transferred 0.2 ETH and 0.3 ETH in separate transfers from GDAX to Binance (GDAX does not charge a fee for this). Then, I transferred back from Binance to GDAX all 0.5 ETH, but since Binance ...
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How do exchanges set their transaction fees?

I was reading on the Bitcoin wiki (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Transaction_fees ) that a user can set his own fees when conducting a bitcoin transaction. Like many, I have a Coinbase account, but I ...
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees When Buying and Selling

After dipping my toes in the water with Bitcoin, turning £ into BTC, I immediately noticed around a 10% loss through transaction fees. This seems high firstly. Is this normal? Secondly, with the rate ...
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With the Bittrex BTC-BCH pair how do I order enough BCH to exactly spend one BTC?

Bittrex orders have their lot size/quantity in BCH and price in BTC. If I only have one BTC in my wallet how can I convert it all to BCH? To ask another way: How do I know the exact quantity of BCH ...
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How does Bittrex charge its commission? [closed]

Assume I want to trade the BTC-BCH pair. I have only one BTC in my exchange wallet and want to buy one BTC worth of BCH. What currency will the 0.25% commission come out of? Will I need to trade 1 ...
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Is there any way to buy bitcoins online without a fee?

I'm new to bitcoins, and my experience is from something like E*Trade buying on the NASDAQ, so that's my frame of reference. I paid a small broker fee for every buy or sell, and I trusted the exchange ...
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Bitcoin exchange where you can set your own wallet instead of using one provided by the exchange

I'm looking for a European based Bitcoin exchange where I can buy bitcoin and have them delivered straight to my private wallet. I basically want to avoid the extra cost of transferring the recently ...
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Instawire fees over Bitcoin Central fees and their respective KYC policies?

Instawire, Bitcoin-Central, Instawallet, Paytunia and Paymium are seem to be closely related, they cross reference each other on their sites, though their respective guarantees for their services are ...
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What would a new exchange need to be better than the rest?

If a new crypto v crypto exchange were to be built and launched. What would tempt you to use it rather than what you currently use? Or what improvements would you like to see from the way things work ...
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What is taker and maker fee?

Please see the attached pictures as a reference If I sell my 0.9 Litecoin at 39.18 (Assume that I can sell at this price) , do I need to pay any fee What If I see my 0.9 Litecoin at 39.15 (Assume ...
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Bitcoin Cash - How to get estimated fee and send transaction

Last week I started working with Bitcoins and needed to show the transaction fee. While working with Bitcoins, I used: https://bitcoinfees.earn.com/api/v1/fees/recommended https://api.blockcypher.com/...
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Can I create a Blockchain copy (up and running) in order to make my own bitcoins transfers without Fee?

I need to make a lot of transfers per day (bitcoins), but the fee is higher than expected. I'm thinking in create a Blockchain copy running on our servers and make the transfers from my wallet and to ...
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Need a cold wallet. Segwit, Lightning, Fees?

I have all my coins on exchanges. I'd like to keep some in cold storage. I know I can create one at walletgenerator.net. But I'm scared because I think there might be a better way or it may not be ...
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Why are the fees for converting Ripple to Bitcoin so high?

So I've very recently gotten into cryptocurrencies and after making a bit of money on bitcoin, I decided to try an altcoin. I used Changelly to convert my bitcoins into XRP and the fees were very low. ...
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Avoiding currency conversion markup

For example, I want to travel from Country A to Country B. If i exchange money from Currency A to Currency B, i will have to pay conversion fees. Is it possible to convert my money from Currency A to ...
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How can coinbase charge less than the average transaction fee?

As of this writing, the average bitcoin transaction fee is over $30, according to this chart. However, I just bought $20 worth of bitcoin on coinbase, and they charged me a fee of $1.49. My ...
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Which crypto exchanges charge zero maker fees other than GDAX? [closed]

GDAX charge zero maker fees and I thought it is a common practice until I realise many other exchanges charge a fee around 0.20%. What are other exchanges that has zero maker fees?
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How do I read this cryptocompare table?

in the Cryptocompare table I don't understand what the columns mean, e.g. there is Price, "Open 24H", "Range 24H", etc... Does anyone know what the different columns mean?
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How are Fees Charged at Kraken?

How are fees charged when I initiate a trade? Are they subtracted from my order's volume? Are the fees applied separately from my account's balance? Can I set the currency I want my fees to be ...
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How do exchanges handle fiat currencies?

I'm worried about my (non-BTC) money getting frozen in some company account so I want to minimize exposure and understand the transfer processes. Main considerations are: Do all exchanges require an ...
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Bitcoin transaction fees and exchanges

When Bitcoin started off, I thought one of the advantages was that there was very little transaction fees. However , now to send bitcoins to another address(exchange independent), I have to set a rate ...
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How transaction fees are calculated when buying from exchange and transferring to wallet? [closed]

If I buy bitcoin from a exchange and later want to transfer to my wallet for storing purpose (e.g. Jaxx or other), how the transaction fee will be calculated? I thought I can buy some amount of BTC ...
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how to be a maker for either bid or ask orders on bitcoin exchanges? [duplicate]

Using a random coin as an example, if the last price is 1.08999944 how can i chose either a buy or sell price that will be a valid 'maker' price ? Can i just bump the price by one Satoshi i.e. 1....
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How much does it effectively cost to purchase currency at an exchange?

If I buy crypto-currency at, for example, Kraken, how much does it effectively cost me to buy it and move it to another wallet or exchange?
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It is possible to buy litecoins without paying commission?

I can see that I can buy litecoins from btc-e, but they charge a fee. My question is, how are they buying litecoins, i.e. I am assuming they are buying litecoins without paying a fee, and would like ...
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btc-e current btc withdrawal fee [closed]

Hello can anyone answer me whats the current btc-e withdrawal fee? The only source of information i can find is this which says it's set to 0.01 btc. Is it still valid?
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Is there a Bitcoin exchange comparison site (fees, details) like distrowatch.com or http://cmsmatrix.org/?

Is there anybody that knows of a site that does a fairly thorough comparison of all currently active exchanges, and their fees especially. Like there is distrowatch.com and cmsmatrix.org. The ...
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Getting GBP back from Bitcoin?

I have a handful of BTC that thanks to the recent interest are now worth me trying to get back into GBP that I can spend. I've done a little research, but the only methods of converting my BTC into ...
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Is there an opensource crypto-currency exchanges engine?

I'm looking for an opensource crypto-currency exchange engine. My preference would be for something easy to use like joomla or drupal. My exchange setup needs support for alt-coins and bitcoin. I ...
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Calculation of arbitrage profit

I have made calculations based on 3 exchange buy and sell orders. (Cryptsy, C-cex and Bter) and have taken DOGE/BTC market into account. Both cryptsy and C-cex have the same calculations to get the ...
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Are each of the currency trades at MtGox independent from the other? Who or what is the equalizing force that aligns the markets?

MtGox supports many different currency formats. I'd like to know if each currency/BTC trade is independent of any other and the valuation isn't always perfectly aligned. If someone wants Yen for BTC, ...
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Fees when using leverage

I have been wondering how trading fees are actually calculated e.g. Kraken takes 0,35% of every trade. Does this fee apply both when I buy bitcoins and later when I sell them? Furthermore if I choose ...
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Question about BTC-E fee's

I'm looking into trading on btc-e but can't find too much info on the trading fees. All I see is a general 2%. Is there a fee for trading btc in or out? What else is there? What's the 2% calculated ...
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Sell order in Bter is incorrect

In Bter I created a sell offer with DOGE/BTC, it seems the calculation is wrong. They have not deducted the transaction fee. I have included 2 screen shots and anybody know the same or experience the ...
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When BTC is traded at a Bitstamp, Mt Gox (or similar) what is the algorithm for matching Buys to Sells? How do partial fills occur?

I'm trying to understand how a partial fill would / should happen at an exchange and how that would occur For example, if the BTC rate was $10/BTC and Someone wanted to buy 100 BTC at $10 The ...
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Is there any Bitcoin Exchange that doesn't have fees for euro SEPA deposits/withdrawals?

Since Tradehill disappeared, which was really sad, I cannot find any Bitcoin exchange that let's me deposit and withdraw euros without fees, while they do for US dollars. Both Mt.Gox and Intersango ...
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calculate fees for shorting Bitcoin on exchanges

I have a calculator for calculating trade fees for Bitcoin on exchanges (http://tradeli.st) However I get asked a lot to add "shorting". Basically, for a "long" position. I do this: BUY 1 BTC @ $...
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Why are there such huge differences between commissions on different exchanges?

Why are there such huge differences between the commissions applied by sites like Bitstamp.org (0.5-1%) and other sites (I have seen 5-10% fees)?
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miners fees and exchange fees

I read somewhere that as older a bitcoin become as higher exchange fees the buyer has to pay. Is that correct? These exchange fees go to the miners only or to whom else? thank you
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I am curious about that where will the transaction fees go to finally? [duplicate]

Version 0.8.1's lowest fee is 0.0005. Now the version 0.8.3's lowest fee is 0.0001. 1 million transaction would cost nearly 100 BTC. They can't just disappear. Where are they?
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Transfer between exchanges without fees

What is the best way to transfer money between exchanges without fees? I think the most obvious option is to buy a redeemable coupon at one exchange, and redeem at another. But are there any exchanges ...
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What is the fee charged by MtGox to receive a wire transfer in AUD?

I know my bank (HSBC) charges me $20 AUD to make a wire transfer. But how much is charged by MtGox to receive this wire transfer on say $1000 AUD? I'm tossing up between cryptoxchange and MtGox - ...